NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING


TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Friday, May 23, 2003

PLACE: E1.036

CHAIR: Senator Teel Bivins

Any unfinished business from Thursday, May 22:

HB 651            Pitts / et al.           SP: Williams
Relating to the creation of a savings incentive program for state

HB 1444            Krusee                   SP: Brimer
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of motor
vehicles leased for noncommercial use.

HB 1941            Woolley                  SP: Bivins
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for recovery
from Tropical Storm Allison and exempting the property and projects
financed by the bonds from prior approval by the Texas Higher
Education Coordinating Board.

HB 2416            Hochberg                 SP: Janek
Relating to the extension of the period for which an incomplete
improvement on property owned by certain nonprofit organizations
may be exempted from ad valorem taxation and exempting from
additional taxes open-space land converted by certain nonprofit
organizations for certain charitable purposes.

HB 2424            McCall                   SP: Armbrister
Relating to technical changes to taxes and fees administered by the
comptroller; providing penalties.

HB 2425            McCall                   SP: Duncan
Relating to state and certain local fiscal matters; making an

HB 3074            Flynn                    SP: Staples
Relating to required activities and limits on the amounts of state
financial assistance for which regional planning commissions may be

HB 3318            Luna                     SP: Bivins
Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts in
the state treasury, the allocation of revenue, the dedication and
rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money
from use for general governmental purposes.

HB 3442            Pickett                  SP: Averitt
Relating to granting statutory authority to certain governmental
entities to reduce certain expenditures and to impose charges in
amounts sufficient to recover costs.

HB 3459            Pitts                    SP: Bivins
Relating to fiscal matters involving certain governmental
educational entities, including public school finance, program
compliance monitoring by the Texas Education Agency, funding for
regional education service centers, amounts withheld from
compensatory education allotments, the public school technology
allotment, the accounting for the permanent school fund, refunding
of certain student loan bonds, funding for the higher education
fund, health insurance coverage provided by certain educational
entities, the uses of the telecommunications infrastructure fund,
and the regulation of driver education schools.

HB 3607            Hilderbran               SP: Armbrister
Relating to the calculation of net to land in the ad valorem tax
appraisal of open-space land used for wildlife management.

Pending business:

HB 703            Solomons                 SP: Janek
Relating to the property tax appraisal of property located in more
than one appraisal district.

HB 1278            Zedler                   SP: Janek
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation for property
owned or used by a religious organization for purposes of expanding
a religious facility or constructing a new religious facility and
to municipal platting requirements and zoning regulations
applicable to certain property owned or used by a religious

HB 2292            Wohlgemuth               SP: Nelson
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this
state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human
Services Commission and other state agencies; providing penalties.

HB 3441            Pickett                  SP: Staples
Relating to a reduction in expenditures of certain state
governmental entities, including changes affecting the Commission
on Human Rights, benefits under the state employees group benefits
program, attorney general's office, management of certain accounts
and funds, and certain election-related forms.

HJR 55            Zedler                   SP: Janek
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature
to exempt from ad valorem taxation property owned by a religious
organization that is leased for use as a school or that is owned
with the intent of expanding or constructing a religious facility.



HB 1941